Second food retail revolution incorporates tech while maintaining brick-and-mortar stores
A second food retail revolution, unlike the first, which was spearheaded by new entrants, is being led by existing industry leaders. For this reason, in addition to lessons learned from the many failures so far, the second-generation revolution is likely to succeed.
Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of peanuts
An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.
Francis Fluharty to lead UGA Animal and Dairy Science Department
Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.
Entrepreneurs from all corners of the state selected to compete in the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/22/2017
UGA Griffin Campus cuts ribbon on long-awaited Food PIC building.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 02/01/2017
Georgia food entrepreneurs have less than a week to enter the state's premier food product contest.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2017
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences teams up with College of Coastal Georgia to offer students culinary skills to complement their knowledge of food systems.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 12/11/2016
Recipe by UGA team turns quail into tasty, maple-flavored link sausage.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 11/30/2016
Sustainable Food Systems Initiative building a model for collaborative research at UGA.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/16/2016
Age-old composting practices may have the power to diminish aflatoxin contamination in peanut fields.Author: Allison Floyd Published 10/27/2016
Before food is served, train concession stand workers in food safety.Author: Keishon Thomas Published 10/11/2016
GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.Author: Wayne Parrott Published 08/18/2016
CAES is looking for new ideas to help feed the world; students challenged to develop new ag technologies, new food products and new business ideas.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/18/2016